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Near Port Matilda in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Scotia

 
 
Scotia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Scotia Marker
Inscription. Two miles southwest of here, an iron center called Scotia was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1881. Here houses were erected, a railroad built, and machinery set up. Some physical traces of the center have remained.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 48.831′ N, 77° 56.447′ W. Marker is near Port Matilda, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is at the intersection of Grays Woods Boulevard and Scotia Road on Grays Woods Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Matilda PA 16870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Pennsylvania State University (approx. 3.8 miles away); Martin Luther King Jr. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Artificial Insemination (approx. 4.1 miles away); Correspondence Courses (approx. 4.1 miles away); First AG Degrees (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Creamery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Nittany Lion Shrine (approx. 4.4 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
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Scotia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Scotia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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